The Daily Poster’s Julia Rock and David Sirota detail new dark money ads celebrating Kyrsten Sinema’s blocking of President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ agenda.
Team Rising discusses the growing rent crisis currently pricing young people out of housing across the nation.
Team Rising debates whether senior government officials should be permitted to buy and sell stocks.
Ryan Grim, Robby Soave, and Kim Iversen react to the deal struck between Boeing and prosecutors regarding the 737 Max crashes.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to new reporting alleging Jeffrey Epstein intended to trade secrets about former presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump in exchange for leniency when he was arrested in 2019.
When former Trump speechwriter Darren Beattie reported in June that there was evidence suggesting FBI foreknowledge of the January 6 protest at the Capitol, if not active involvement, the corporate media mocked him and others who took it seriously for being deranged conspiracy theories. But now, the New […]
It’s demographic shifts. While it’s arguable that coverage of Trump has shifted opinions within individual members of the Democratic base, the larger story of the last few decades has been the Democrats’ abandonment of the working class and embrace of suburban elites and urban professionals. It’s different people […]
By Pedro Gonzalez, Chronicles Ainuddin Khudairaham held down the trigger of his Kalashnikov and kept firing on unarmed U.S. Marines until the rifle’s magazine was empty, murdering three and wounding one. The Americans had been working out at a gym on Forward Operating Base Delhi in Afghanistan’s Helmand […]
By Drew Hornbein, Medium To throw trash away is to hide a truth from ourselves. When we throw trash into designated bins, we cast a veil over our choices. We cannot throw trash away, because there is no “away.” There is only this world, our home. When a […]
This is an excerpt of my conversation with Ryan Holiday. In this miniclip Ryan and I take a deeper look into stoicism.
Zac & Gavin react to the latest chapter in the beef between TYT & Glenn Greenwald, which Matt Taibbi wrote an excellent piece in response to.
Neocon stooge George Will on how neocons like himself were purged or marginalized in the GOP. Veteran conservative columnist and thinker George Will joins MSNBC’s Brian Williams to discuss how Trumpism – not conservatism – became the prevailing principle of the modern Republican Party.
On a daily basis, I come across more and more commentary from all over the political spectrum about the possibility of civil war, a coup, a revolution, or secession. Documentarian Ken Burns compares the current crises in the US to World War II, the Great Depression and the […]
Fiona Hill shares new details on Trump’s call with Putin and more from her book, “There is Nothing for You Here – Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century.”
British-born Russia expert Fiona Hill talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about the danger to US democracy posed by former president Donald Trump, who like Russia’s Vladimir Putin has sought to prevent a transfer of power. Hill says Germany’s recent election serves an example of orderly […]
Conservative extremists such as Steve Bannon and Madison Cawthorn publicly and successfully aligning with the GOP–in addition to far rightwing Black and POC figures–are analyzed by experts in conversation with Joy Reid. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein and John Dean reacts to a Senate probe that reveals evidence that former President Trump attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar speaks to veteran journalist Carl Bernstein after Idaho election officials found nothing in their investigation into voter fraud in the state during the 2020 election.
Public policy professor Jack Goldstone predicted three decades ago that elitism, inequality and political obstruction would help usher a Trump-like figure into power. His latest prediction? Another U.S. civil war. He and historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat join Mehdi to discuss.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll shows ABC and CNN are the major media outlets voters trust most. Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss.
Kim Iversen reports on former president Donald Trump’s newest attempt at challenging Big Tech, this time with his own social media platform: Truth Social.
Saagar provides the data that shows how the covid pandemic and elite policymakers are making it increasingly difficult for Americans to get married and live the American dream
Co-host of Useful Idiots podcast and author of TK News, Matt Taibbi, breaks down the resurrection of the intelligence apparatus’s public image.
Krystal delivers the argument for why progressives in congress should vote down the Biden budget bill if it ends up being as atrocious as it appears to be
Igor Volsky, executive director at Guns Down America, reacts to Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz’s guilty plea and reviews the terms of the Second Amendment case set to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Krystal and Saagar respond to the latest comments by Joe Rogan towards CNN’s coverage of him, particularly his choice words for Don Lemon after the news host’s recent segment with Sanjay Gupta
Team Rising reacts to the NIH’s apparent acknowledgement that Dr. Fauci misled members of Congress on whether the U.S. funded gain of function research.
Krystal and Saagar look at the news regarding Southwest and Delta airlines backing down from vaccine mandates after public pressure came from their workers
Robby Soave makes the case that, despite media coverage that may suggest otherwise, Netflix is not at risk of being cancelled for their support of Dave Chappelle’s controversial special.
Krystal and Saagar cover the breaking news that former President Trump will be launching his own media company to compete with Twitter and cable news
Ryan Grim explains why Kyrsten Sinema’s corporate fundraising model is outdated.
Krystal and Saagar sort through the tax proposals of the budget bill being debated by moderate and progressive Democrats, with a billionaire pointing out how little they plan on taxing him
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss new polling showing a majority of Americans, including independents, believe President Biden is at fault for the current economy.
Krystal and Saagar break down the updated welfare provisions being proposed by the Democrats in their budget bill, which would impose crippling new costs onto middle class families
Krystal and Saagar discuss the latest welfare and tax provisions in the budget reconciliation package, Trump’s new media company, airlines changing their vaccination policy, Joe Rogan’s battle against CNN, the progressive case for voting down the proposed budget, growing marriage inequality in America, college football unionization, and more! […]
By Lizzie Wade Science Ordinary people had a voice in some early Mesoamerican societies, though these democracies apparently lasted only 200 to 300 years. The candidate for political office stood in a plaza, naked, bracing himself against the punches and kicks. The crowd roared, pulsing around him like […]
By Isha Jalan Scoop Whoop In a world with so many countries, religions, tribes and customs, it is impossible for everyone to like everything. While we have come a long way since civilisation began, some communities are stuck with age-old traditions. While some of these may be mystical, […]
Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Imprisoned In Communications Management Unit Designed For Terrorists
The Dissenter Daniel Hale is the first person accused of an unauthorized disclosure of information to be imprisoned in a Communications Management Unit by the United States government. Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale, who pled guilty to violating the Espionage Act, was transferred from a jail in Virginia to […]
Anarchist News from IGD Power in the Pandemic under Duterte Introduction from IGD Worldwide: From the beginning of the pandemic, anarchists were not surprised to see opportunistic power grabs by nation-states around the world. Governments have used the pandemic as an opportunity to deepen social control. The state […]
By Peter Maass The Intercept As secretary of state in 2003, Powell lied at the United Nations about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction. “I am saddened by the death of Colin Powell without being tried for his crimes in Iraq.” —Muntadher Alzaidi Colin Powell is being hailed, […]
Apparently, there is now some loser do-gooder group calling itself “Alcohol Justice.” It looks like progressives are going back to their prohibitionist roots. In the Progressive Era, alcohol/drug prohibition was just as much a progressive-liberal project as it was a conservative-religious one. Progressives also have a bad habit […]
It doesn’t change much to throw out the spook of nationalism (“American Way”) only to not only retain the spooks of “truth” and “justice” while adding the new spook of futuristic utopianism draped in the rhetoric of moral piety, and merely changing the character of Superman from one […]
Probably the most positive side effect of the pandemic has been much-increased employee absenteeism and school truancy along with (of course) the massive increase in rioting. By Ali Tadayon EdSource Despite this year’s return to in-person learning, districts throughout the state are seeing major declines in both enrollment […]
By Joel Kotkin A former Facebook employee hailed by the media as a whistleblower testified this week on Capitol Hill about the social media giant’s algorithm, and how it harms children and democracy. Frances Haugen told the the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product […]
The killing of Gaddafi 10 years ago has resulted in the death of the nation of Libya and the destruction of its people
By Richard Medhurst, Russia Today Muammar Gaddafi led his nation to become the wealthiest in all of Africa. A decade after his demise, it is riven by tribalism, terrorism and slavery, all because the West could not allow an Arab leader to succeed. There was never really an […]
By Jan Fichtner, Eelke Heemskerk, The Conversation A fundamental change is underway in stock market investing, and the spin-off effects are poised to dramatically impact corporate America. In the past, individuals and large institutions mostly invested in actively managed mutual funds, such as Fidelity, in which fund managers […]
By Debora Mackenzie and Andy Coghlan New Scientist AS PROTESTS against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters’ worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power […]
By Karl Dahl, THE PEOPLE’S SAMIZDAT Observers of many political stripes, but particularly the dissident right, have turned their eyes from the United States’s first Civil War to the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 as the analog to a potential North American disruption. This author would like to […]
Anarchist News From ILL WILL A Conversation with Marquis Bey In the summer of 2020, Marquis Bey published Anarcho-Blackness: Notes Toward a Black Anarchism with AK Press. Released hot off the heels of a nationwide uprising against white supremacy and the police, the book stages an encounter between […]